Organization Links

Links to organizations working in water, santition and hygiene improvement

Web LinkCenter for Disease Control Safe Water System

The Safe Water System (SWS) is a water quality intervention that employs simple, robust, and inexpensive technologies appropriate for the developing world. The objective is to make water safe through disinfection and safe storage at the point of use.

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Web LinkDepartment of Water and Sanitation in Developing Countries (SANDEC)

SANDEC is the Department of Water and Sanitation in Developing Countries at the Swiss Federal Institute for Environmental Science and Technology (EAWAG) in Duebendorf, Switzerland. Its mandate is to assist in developing appropriate and sustainable water and sanitation concepts and technologies adapted to the different physical and socio-economic conditions prevailing in developing countries.

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Web LinkHIP on AED website

HIP is a USAID-funded project (2004-2009) operated by the Academy for Educational Development with subcontracting partners The Manoff Group, ARD Inc., and International Water and Sanitation Centre (IRC) in the Netherlands.

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Web LinkHygiene Central: The Hygiene Centre at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

The Hygiene Centre is a group of researchers at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine devoted to developing a better understanding of hygiene and sanitation practices which can be used to inform public health policy.

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Web LinkInternational Network to Promote Household Water Treatment and Safe Storage

To accelerate health gains to those without reliable access to safe drinking water, WHO established a network aimed at promoting household water treatment and safe storage.

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Web LinkMIT Water and Sanitation

This website contains information and links to student theses, project reports, photos, WHO Household Treatment Network, and other useful resources focused on the development and improvement of water and sanitation in many countries.

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Web LinkPSI: Safe Water/Oral Rehydration

PSI is preventing and treating diarrhea, one of the worst killers of children under five, through the social marketing of affordable home water treatment products and oral rehydration salts.

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Web LinkSanitation Connection (SANICON)

Sanitation Connection is an Internet-based resource that gives you access to accurate, reliable and up-to-date information on technologies, institutions and financing of sanitation systems around the world. Institutions of international standing contribute to the information base by providing and maintaining a topic of their specialization.

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Web LinkSolar Water Disinfection (SODIS)

SODIS improves the microbiological quality of drinking water, using solar UV-A radiation and temperature to inactivate pathogens causing diarrhoea.

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Web LinkThe Global Public-Private Partnership for Handwashing with Soap

The World Bank, the Water and Sanitation Program, the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, the Academy for Educational Development and the private sector, in collaboration with USAID, UNICEF, and the Bank-Netherlands Water Partnership have developed a global initiative aimed at promoting the use of handwashing with soap in developing countries. Partnerships have been established in Ghana, Nepal, Peru, and Senegal. At the global level, advocacy events are organized to promote the handwashing cause.

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Web LinkWater and Sanitation Program (WSP)

The Water and Sanitation Program (WSP) is an international partnership of the world's leading development agencies concerned with improving sector policies, practices and capacities to serve poor people. Our goal is to alleviate poverty by helping the poor gain sustained access to water and sanitation services.

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Web LinkWater Sanitation and Hygiene for All (WASH)

The Water, Sanitation and Hygiene for All campaign ('WASH') is a concerted advocacy and communications campaign to mobilize political awareness, support and action to end the suffering of the 1.1 billion people without access to safe water, and the 2.4 billion without adequate sanitation.

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Web LinkWater Supply and Sanitation Collaborative Council

The WSSCC is a leading international organization that enhances collaboration in the water supply and sanitation sector to accelerate the achievement of sustainable water, sanitation and waste management services to all people, with special attention to the unserved poor, by enhancing collaboration among developing countries and external support agencies and through concerted action programs.

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Web LinkWELL

WELL is a resource center network providing access to information and support in water, sanitation and environmental health for the Department for International Development (DFID) of the British Government.

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Web LinkWHO/UNICEF Joint Monitoring Program for Water and Sanitation

Since 1990, WHO and UNICEF have teamed up to track progress on global water and sanitation goals through the Joint Monitoring Program for Water Supply and Sanitation.

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Web LinkWorld Health Organization (WHO)

This page provides links to descriptions of activities, reports, news and events, as well as contacts and cooperating partners in the various WHO programmes and offices working on water.

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